Grand Lower Danube October 2019 | Craig Travel

Grand Lower Danube October 2019

Grand Lower Danube
Vienna to Bucharest
ms AmaCerto
October 3, 2019 to October 17, 2019
15 Days
Escorted By:
CT Rating 2.5 Slightly Challenging

2.5 Slightly Challenging

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The scenic heart of Eastern Europe, centred along the shores of one of the world’s greatest rivers, is the theme of this very special itinerary.
Our journey begins in Vienna, the heart of Europe and our gateway to the east. After a couple days exploring this fascinating city we embark on the gracious ms AmaCerto and cruise down the Blue Danube through the heart of Eastern Europe, exploring the many wonderful cities that dot its banks and surrounding area. Great cities, historic palaces, picturesque medieval walled towns and some of the most spectacular river scenery in the world, this voyage has it all.
Designed with your comfort and pleasure in mind, this journey moves at a leisurely pace. Days are filled with scenic cruising and exciting ports of call, and romantic evenings are filled with fine dining and relaxation. Almost everything is included: most meals, all tips, all taxes, even your shore excursions, leaving you free to enjoy every minute spent in this spectacular corner of Europe. Call today to reserve your places!

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Alternate Departures

Monday, October 12, 2020 to Sunday, October 25, 2020

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CT Rating 2.5 Slightly Challenging

2.5 Slightly Challenging

Excursions and land arrangements include extensive walks, often over rough surfaces. Cobblestones used in many European cities makes walking more difficult. Access to some decks and to shore in some ports may involve steep steps. Members should be in good physical condition, able to walk 1 km or more without assistance to enjoy this cruise.

Inclusive Features
  • Return economy group airfare from Canada to Europe
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation as indicated or similar
  • 7 night cruise on the ms AmaCerto
  • Transfers between airports, hotels and the ship
  • Baggage handling shipside and at hotels
  • All meals during the cruise plus quality European wines, beer, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Welcome Reception and Dinner on the cruise
  • Services of your tour escort and / or cruise director
  • Escorted shore excursions in each port
  • All gratuities, surcharges, taxes and fees for included services
  • Airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value with purchase of group airfare
ms AmaCerto


The ms AmaCerto debuted in Europe in April of 2012. This deluxe 164 passenger vessel incorporates the most advanced design offering spacious staterooms featuring twin balconies (step-out French); a heated swimming pool; multiple fine dining venues plus complimentary Internet access. The interior details compliment the views found along the great rivers of Europe. The AmaCerto consists of four decks. The Sun Deck offers open-air viewing and features a small pool, a lounge area and a walking track. On the Upper Violin Deck, there are 28 cabins and 4 suites, the reception area, a gift shop, a fitness room and small spa and two lounges (the forward one seats 150 persons, has a bar and entertainment area). The Middle Cello Deck has 33 cabins and a spacious single seating dining room, while the Lower Piano Deck features 17 cabins. All cabins are outside with a private bathroom and feature a small sitting area, a writing desk, flat screen TV with movies and internet access, ample wardrobes, individual temperature controls, a safe, telephone, and much more. Cabins have twin beds that convert to one large bed (your choice). Cabins on Piano Deck have a large picture window, while all cabins on Cello and Violin Deck have French Balconies with full height glass doors that open. All cabins in categories BB up through Suites also have an Outside Balcony. Cabin sizes range between 170 to 235 sq ft (the Jr Ste is 350 sq ft). There is a small elevator with access to all decks except Piano and Sun Decks. The ship carries bicycles that are available for guests to use. Smoking is NOT allowed within the ship. The ship operates exclusively with the English language.


Tour Cost in Canadian dollars, per person
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Cruise / Tour Only (Join Vienna / Leave Bucharest)
Montreal / Ottawa
Halifax / St. John’s
Winnipeg / Thunder Bay
Regina / Saskatoon
Calgary / Edmonton / Vancouver

Rates are per person based on sharing a Cat E Outside Twin on Piano Deck. Stateroom categories are subject to availability at time of booking. See deck plan for full details. Single rates are available on request. Cruise price is based on sharing a stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on a minimum 20 members, on rates, taxes and fees effective June 2018 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. This river cruise will be escorted with a minimum of 20 travellers.


To Upgrade to:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
E Deluxe (Piano - Window)
D Deluxe (Piano - Window)
C Deluxe (Violin, Cello - French Balcony)
BB* Deluxe (Cello)
BA* Deluxe (Violin)
AB* Deluxe (Cello)
AA* Deluxe (Violin)
AA+* Deluxe (Violin)
Suite* Deluxe (Violin)

Airfares from other gateways are available on request. Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Refer to Inclusive Features for details.

Pricing Details

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended. Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $314 to $520 pp plus applicable taxes. Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $191 to $414 pp plus applicable taxes. Clients 86 years and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario – please contact our staff for procedures. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to our Terms and Conditions for more details. 

Deposit Amount:
Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2019